|Steve Reich - Piano Phase (performed by Peter Aidu) [top09] - top-40.org|
In 1967, Steve Reich composed Piano Phase - a piece of music for two pianos. It was his first attempt at applying the phasing technique to live performance. Two pianists are playing a rapid twelve-note melodic figure over and over again in unison. As one player precisely keeps the tempo, the other speeds up very slightly until the two parts line up again, but one sixteenth note apart. The second player then resumes the previous tempo...
Keywords: top40; top-40.org; top 40; steve reich; peter aidu; avantgarde; minimal; minimalism; modern classical; piano; phasing; phasing technique; piano phase
Downloads: 20,494 (6 reviews)
|George Crumb - A Little Suite For Christmas (performed by Pavel Dombrovsky) [top17] - top-40.org|
George Crumb, a renowned modern American composer, started to write music after Second World War, and he is still working nowadays. He wrote A Little Suite for Christmas for piano in 1980. The main idea of this composition is a dialogue between sound and silence, which is the fully legitimate "member" of Crumb's music. The long pauses between intensive blasts of sound prepare the listener very well to conceive even the subtlest musical passages, and the whole impression is really stunning...
Keywords: top40; top-40.org; top 40; george crumb; pavel dombrovsky; avantgarde; minimal; minimalism; modern classical; piano; christmas
Downloads: 8,278 (1 review)
|Inna & Vadim - Silver dreams [top35] - top-40.org|
Silver dreams is a collaboration between Inna Breeze (classically trained pianist, composer, electronic musician & theremin performer, the founder of composers.ru) and Vadim Ugryumov (Motor). Original piano etudes were composed by Inna, and later remixed and re-worked by Vadim, resulting in this collection of beautiful, melodic glitch-ambient tunes, filled with melancholic crunches and splendid clicks'n'cuts: based on duality of acoustical and electronic, analogue and digital, harmony and distor...
Keywords: top40; top-40.org; top 40; inna breeze; motor; minimal; ambient; modern classical; piano; glitch; melodic; soft
|Without Time - Trap [top65]|
Without Time was formed in 2010 in Grodno, Belarus. The group consists of Sasha Kondrashov and Yan Kolomytsky. Their music combines elements of indie-pop, alternative rock/hardcore, electronic and dance with some experimental sounds and textures. And extended version of "Trap" EP includes one more track and a bonus remix.
Keywords: without time; indie; electronic; experimental; dubstep; wonky; broken beats; dance; pop; hardcore; piano; poland; rock; top-40; top-40.org; www.top-40.org; Trap; Magnit
|Concert at the museum (top76)|
SoundArtist.ru and top-40.org presents: Live recordings from [ SA))
Keywords: top40; top-40; top-40.org; kasich; sergey kasich; soundartist; soundartist.ru; www.soundartist.ru; sa; live; concert; performance; show; festival; event; live electronics; live improv; ambient; experimental; microwave; field recordings; drone; drones; noise ambient; noise-ambient; noise; glitch; space; space ambient; space-ambient; atari; piano; ratzkevich; vtol; pleninger; skryabin; scriabin; museum